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I know that Hastings rings are popular for most builds. What are thoughts on Total Seal rings?

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Model
900CC XL, XLCH, XLH SPORTSTER
Part Number
S7546
Available Sizes
STD 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80
Dimension Details
Bore Inch
3.000
Bore mm
76.200
Groove Sizes
1/16 1/16 3/16
Cylinder
2
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I know that Hastings rings are popular for most builds. What are thoughts on Total Seal rings?

Make
HARLEY-DAVIDSON
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900CC XL, XLCH, XLH SPORTSTER
Part Number
S7546
Available Sizes
STD 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80
Dimension Details
Bore Inch
3.000
Bore mm
76.200
Groove Sizes
1/16 1/16 3/16
Cylinder
2
Total Seal sells a good product, with very good selection and tech support.
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Use a gapless second ring. Imperative you have proper finish on cylinders
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Yes, I have used them for years, on the street and for racing! My fastest engines all had total seal rings. I have had customers complain because their bikes are harder to kick over because they never had a good cylinder seal before.
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